Female TV anchor and activist shot dead by unknown men

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Female TV anchor and activist shot dead by unknown men

*A female TV anchor and her driver on Thursday were shot dead by unknown men in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar.*

As per the provincial governor’s spokesman Attaullah Khogyani they were on their way to work in Jalalabad city.

Malalai Maiwand worked as an anchor for the Enikass Radio and TV channel in the volatile province, channel head Zalmai Latifi told dpa news agency.

She was also an activist who advocated for the rights of Afghan women and children.